Today’s Headlines

  • Still grappling with last month’s crash, D.C. Metro finds track circuits failing across the train system (WaPo)
  • We have the technology to get creative with transportation revenue-raising — why not use it? (Globe)
  • In a new interview, Oberstar suggests phasing in a gas-tax hike after two consecutive quarters of economic growth (Living on Earth)
  • Sen. Murray wants DOT to decide whether Virgin America is breaking airline ownership rules (Dow Jones)
  • Mark

    I wonder if this has anything to do with all those Boeing jobs in her state, and the fact that Virgin ordered the Airbus 380 and not the Boeing Dreamliner 787.

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